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ROBERTS (Soundex R163) — See also BROSTER, FLEMING-ROBERTS, HIMMEL-ROBERTS, MACROBERT, MCROBERT, MCROBERTS, PROBERT, RABERTS, ROBBERTS, ROBE, ROBER, ROBERDS, ROBERT, ROBERTI, ROBERTJEANNE, ROBERTO, ROBERTSE, ROBERTSON, RUBERTUS.

  Roberts, E. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, E. E. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, E. E. See Edwin Ewing Roberts
  Roberts, E. L. — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, E. W. — of Holdrege, Phelps County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Earl See V. Earl Roberts
  Roberts, Earl E. — of Steelville, Crawford County, Mo. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1925-30. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ed L. — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Republican. Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Mrs. Ed S. — of Alva, Woods County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edith — also known as Mrs. Roy Roberts — of Okemos, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947-51. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1739-40. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward C. — of Lawndale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Lawndale, Calif., 1972-73, 1978-79, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Roberts, Edward D. (1864-1920) — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Cambria, Columbia County, Wis., July 18, 1864. Republican. California state treasurer, 1911-15; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, three days after surgery for acute appendicitis, at Ramona Hospital, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., August 4, 1920 (age 56 years, 17 days). Entombed at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Roberts, Edward F. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward F. — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward F. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward L. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward L. — of North Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Canaan; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward R. — of Westchester, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Westchester, Illinois, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Edward Spellman (1842-1923) — also known as Edward S. Roberts — of East Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., April 15, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; creamery business; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1875, 1889; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1901; Connecticut state treasurer, 1913-15. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Grand Army of the Republic; Grange. Died April 9, 1923 (age 80 years, 359 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, East Canaan, North Canaan, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Roberts and Hannah (Spellman) Roberts; married, September 4, 1867, to Lois Jane Briggs.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roberts, Edwin See C. Edwin Roberts
  Roberts, Edwin Ewing (1870-1933) — also known as Edwin E. Roberts; E. E. Roberts — of Carson City, Nev.; Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Pleasant Grove, Sutter County, Calif., December 12, 1870. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Nevada at-large, 1911-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1912, 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1918; mayor of Reno, Nev., 1920. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen. Died in 1933 (age about 62 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Reno, Nev.
  Relatives: Son of William Ewing Roberts and Anna Maria (Johnson) Roberts; married, April 23, 1893, to Nora S. Range; father-in-law of Walter Perry Johnson (1887-1946).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Roberts, Elaine — of South Dakota. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Roberts, Eli F. — of Calhoun County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Calhoun County, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Eli S. (born c.1855) — of Bridgewater, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., about 1855. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgewater, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Elijah J. — of Michigan. Adjutant General of Michigan, 1842-44; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Elisha — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Ayish Bayou, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Elizabeth H. — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 2007-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Roberts, Ellen Ann — of Downingtown, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
Ellis H. Roberts Roberts, Ellis Henry (1827-1918) — also known as Ellis H. Roberts — of Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., September 30, 1827. Republican. Newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1864, 1868; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1867; U.S. Representative from New York, 1871-75 (21st District 1871-73, 22nd District 1873-75); defeated, 1874; banker; Treasurer of the United States, 1897-1905. Presbyterian. Welsh ancestry. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Skull and Bones; American Historical Association. Died in 1918 (age about 90 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Watkin Roberts and Gwen (Williams) Roberts; married, June 24, 1851, to Elizabeth Morris.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  Roberts, Elmer C. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Elyse Kovac — of Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Roberts, Emmor (b. 1890) — of Moorestown, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Moorestown, Burlington County, N.J., March 13, 1890. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1916-21; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1922-27. Member, Delta Upsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ernest L. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Baton Rouge, La., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Ernest William (1858-1924) — also known as Ernest W. Roberts — of Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in East Madison, Madison, Somerset County, Maine, November 22, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1894-96; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1897-98; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1899-1917 (7th District 1899-1913, 9th District 1913-17); defeated, 1916. Died in 1924 (age about 65 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Orin P. Roberts and Eliza V. Roberts; married, November 13, 1881, to Nella Lue Allen; married, February 2, 1898, to Sara M. Weeks.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Roberts, Eugene See J. Eugene Roberts
  Roberts, Eugene D. — of Lake City, Missaukee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Arenac District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Roberts, Eugene V., Jr. — of Edna, Labette County, Kan. Conservative. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Roberts, Evan — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Johnstown, Pa., 1865-70. Burial location unknown.
Evan G. Roberts Roberts, Evan Garrett (1870-1949) — also known as Evan G. Roberts — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va., May 4, 1870. Republican. Mayor of Moundsville, W.Va., 1910; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1927-28; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1929-32. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died October 28, 1949 (age 79 years, 177 days). Interment at Mt. Rose Cemetery, Moundsville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Clinton Roberts (1836-1901) and Elmira Adelaide (Garrett) Roberts (1837-1919); married to Cora Luella Courtwright (1874-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Roberts, Everett D. — of South Dakota. Judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1931-70. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, F. A. — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 7th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, F. B. — Member of Virginia state senate 25th District, 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, F. B. — of Belle Fourche, Butte County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 31st District, 1957-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Roberts, F. M. (b. 1869) — of Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa. Born in Mahaska County, Iowa, 1869. Democrat. Physician; member of Iowa state senate 15th District; elected 1948. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, F. M. — of DeRidder, Beauregard Parish, La. Mayor of DeRidder, La., 1934-40, 1958-62. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Farrell Eugene (1922-1985) — also known as Farrell E. Roberts — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich.; Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 29, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1953-54; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 3rd District, 1957-60; member of Michigan state senate, 1961-64, 1965-66 (12th District 1961-64, 14th District 1965-66); candidate for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 2nd District, 1964, 1974 (primary); circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1967-78. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Delta Sigma Phi; Delta Theta Phi; Kiwanis; Elks; Amvets. Died in 1985 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 4, 1948, to Phyllis E. Miller.
  Roberts, Farris, Jr. — of Owsley County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1910-11. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Floyd H. (1879-1967) — Born in Bristol, Va., March 29, 1879. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Virginia, 1938-39. Died January 29, 1967 (age 87 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
Ford F. Roberts Roberts, Ford Franklin (1912-1959) — also known as Ford F. Roberts — of Milton, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Milton, Cabell County, W.Va., March 7, 1912. Democrat. Merchant; insurance agent; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1949-52. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Moose. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., June 19, 1959 (age 47 years, 104 days). Interment at Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Maxwell Roberts and Lula Mae (Shamlin) Roberts; married, July 20, 1936, to Gladys C. Simonton (1913-2002).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Roberts, Forrest G. — of Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state senate 16th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank (born c.1855) — of Silver Lane, East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., about 1855. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1901-02; first selectman of East Hartford, Connecticut, 1904-11, 1917-24. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank — of Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Mrs. Frank — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Roberts, Frank B. — of Marshall, Madison County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank C. — of Lancaster, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Lancaster, Calif., 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Roberts, Frank D. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank D. — of Pemiscot County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pemiscot County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank M. — of Pierpont, Day County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 34th District, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank S. — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank S. — of Breckenridge, Stephens County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frank W. — U.S. Consul in Cape Town, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Fred See Frederick Madison Roberts
  Roberts, Fred — of Westville, Vermilion County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Mrs. Fred — of California. Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Roberts, Fred O. — of Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore. Mayor of Milwaukie, Ore., 1940-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Fred S. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District; elected 1916; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frederick C. — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912; mayor of Easton, Pa., 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Roberts, Frederick Madison (1879-1952) — also known as Frederick M. Roberts; Fred Roberts — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, September 14, 1879. Republican. Mortician; member of California state assembly, 1919-34; defeated, 1934; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932, 1940, 1944, 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1946. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League. First African-American state legislator in California; descendancy from Thomas Jefferson confirmed by DNA evidence in 1998. Died, from injuries received in an automobile accident the day before, in Los Angeles County General Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 19, 1952 (age 72 years, 309 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Roberts (1852-1927) and Ellen Wayles (Hemings) Roberts (1856-1940); married, November 30, 1921, to Pearl W. Hinds (1892-1984); great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson; third great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes (1801-1881), Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; first cousin twice removed of Dabney Carr; first cousin four times removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge; second cousin once removed of Dabney Smith Carr and John Gardner Coolidge; second cousin thrice removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph and John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin once removed of John Jordan Crittenden, Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Robert Crittenden and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of John Marshall, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Edmund Jennings Lee, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin of Alexander Parker Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Thomas Theodore Crittenden and Carter Henry Harrison II; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, Edmund Randolph and Thomas Theodore Crittenden, Jr..
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


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